Information about the BA9 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district BA9. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about BA9 is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. The figures are representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses.

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Housing Types

Housing Types
Detached 1454
Semi-Detached 1085
Terraced 551
Flat (Purpose-Built) 335
Flat (Converted) 109
Residence in Commercial Building 55
Caravan/Park/Temporary 5
Total 3594

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 1299
Owned with Mortgage 993
Shared Ownership 7
Rented: From Council 105
Rented: Other Social 270
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 505
Rented: Other 61
Rent Free 90
Total 3330

Housing Occupancy Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 999
Two People 1333
Three People 453
Four People 365
Five People 117
Six People 51
Seven People 9
8+ People 3
Total 3330

Social Grade

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 477
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 589
C2 - Skilled manual workers 629
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 542
Total 2237

Gender Back to Top

Male 3669
Female 3908
Total 7577

Age Groups Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 436
5-7 230
8-9 162
10-14 418
15 76
16-17 161
18-19 143
20-24 386
25-29 394
30-44 1232
45-59 1652
60-64 588
65-74 850
75-84 574
85-89 170
90+ 105
Total 7577

Relationship Status Back to Top

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 1578
Married 3375
Divorced 595
Separated 124
Widowed 573
Same Sex 10
Total 6255

Health Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

Very Good 3419
Good 2746
Fair 1038
Bad 294
Very Bad 80
Total 7577

Education & Qualifications Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 1623
Apprenticeship 247
2+ A Levels 695
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 1090
1-4 GCSEs 891
No GCSEs 1390
Other 319
Total 6255

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 7438
Mixed Ethnicity 53
Indian 26
Pakistani 1
Bangladeshi 10
Chinese 15
Other Asian 13
Black African 5
Black Caribbean 3
Other Black/African/Caribbean 3
Other 10
Total 7577

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 6749
Wales 113
Scotland 86
Northern Ireland 28
Republic of Ireland 20
European Union 314
Other 267
Total 7577

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 5536
Republic of Ireland 16
Europe (including European Union) 248
African Countries 16
Middle East or Asia 43
North America or Caribbean 23
Central America 0
South America 2
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 26
None 1719

Religion Back to Top

Christian 5211
No Religion 1662
Buddhist 27
Hindu 14
Jewish 10
Muslim 27
Sikh 0
Other Religion 50
Not Stated 576
Total 7577

Economic Activity

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 2022
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 818
Self Employed 855
Unemployed 127
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 244
Retired 904
Looking After Home or Family 232
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 134
Other 70
Total 5406

Employment Industry Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 164
Mining/Quarrying 6
Manufacturing 441
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 28
Construction 308
RetailInc. Wholesale 736
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 194
Accommodation and Food 183
Information and Communication 92
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 49
Real Estate 44
Professional, Scientific and Technical 206
Administration 181
Public Administration and Defence 180
Education 362
HealthInc. Social Work 418
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 190
Total 3784